Month: June 2017

Double Up Food Bucks Colorado Expands in Year Two

LiveWell’s Healthy Food Access Program Reaches More Low-income Families, Supports Local Farmers & Economy Editor’s note: For more information about Double Up Food Bucks Colorado—including how it works, how to get involved,  free marketing materials to help spread the word, and a detailed interactive map of participating locations—please visit our fully bilingual website, doubleupcolorado.org. Double Up Food …

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LiveWell’s 2016 Annual Report: Partnering to Create a Pathway to Healthy Living

Dear Partners, I am pleased to share LiveWell Colorado’s 2016 Annual Report with you all. The stories in this report represent but a snapshot of the many ways LiveWell partnered with organizations and individuals throughout the state in 2016. Our mission to increase access to healthy eating and active living by removing barriers that inequitably …

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LiveWell Colorado Awards Montrose the Elite Status for Commitment to Healthy Living

Montrose Attains LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign Elite Status LiveWell Colorado is proud to award the Elite Status City recognition to the City of Montrose. The city achieves this milestone recognition from LiveWell’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign for adopting five healthy eating and active living policies that help make it a healthy …

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Finding Sustainable, Equitable Funding for Mobility Infrastructure Critical for Colorado

Addressing the growing gap between Colorado’s transportation funding and its transportation needs By Julie George, Director of Policy for LiveWell Colorado Editors Note: This article originally appeared in the “New & Next” section of Confluence – Denver How will Colorado address transportation concerns in a way that serves citizens who get around by car, bike …

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Double Up Food Bucks Partner Spotlight: Sprout City Farms

How Sprout City Farms and LiveWell are teaming up to increase access to healthy, local food in Colorado As temperatures rise and another growing season begins in Colorado, LiveWell’s staff and partners around the state are kicking into high gear for year two of Double Up Food Bucks, a program led by LiveWell Colorado that …

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Q & A with Jamila Bryant, Local Initiatives Project Specialist at LiveWell Colorado

Q & A with Jamila Bryant, Local Initiatives Project Specialist at LiveWell Colorado Jamila Bryant joined LiveWell Colorado as a graduate student during the summer of 2016 to complete her practicum. In her current role as Local Initiatives Project Specialist, Jamila provides critical research, analysis, technical assistance, and programmatic support for the HEAL Cities & …

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School Food Spotlight | Making School Lunch Healthier for Our Bodies, Environment, & Budgets

How switching from canned to dried beans is improving school food in Fort Morgan By Chef Rob Mattoch, LiveWell School Food Initiative Editor’s note: Read more about our School Food Initiative team’s work in Fort Morgan in this Fort Morgan Times article In the plains of northwestern Colorado, you’ll find the Morgan County School District Re-3, …

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